The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Billing
Rank 36 45 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +11
Contract jobs citing Billing 99 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.93% 3.62% 2.75%
As % of the General category 9.12% 7.69% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 24 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £158 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £355 £380
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.50 £21.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-42.52% +27.94%
General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1085 1132 1598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 43.12% 47.09% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 447 480
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 24
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +11.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £43.50 £52.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Billing
South East

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead +10 15 £223 - 4
Newbury +2 15 £350 -28.20%
Reading +2 14 £490 +20.98%
Bracknell +10 11 £350 -20.00%
Slough +10 8 £350 - 3
Ascot - - - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 103 (63.19%) Telecoms
2 53 (32.52%) CRM
3 42 (25.77%) Finance
4 30 (18.40%) Project Management
5 22 (13.50%) Degree
6 21 (12.88%) Oracle
7 18 (11.04%) Migration
8 17 (10.43%) Retail
8 17 (10.43%) Computer Science
9 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (9.82%) 3G
10 15 (9.20%) Marketing
11 14 (8.59%) Data Migration
11 14 (8.59%) CSG Singleview
11 14 (8.59%) SQL
11 14 (8.59%) SAP
11 14 (8.59%) Broadband
12 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
12 13 (7.98%) Internet
12 13 (7.98%) Use Case
12 13 (7.98%) LTE
13 12 (7.36%) General Ledger
13 12 (7.36%) Cisco
13 12 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (7.36%) UNIX
14 10 (6.13%) Test Scripting
14 10 (6.13%) Test Strategy
15 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Architecture
15 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
15 9 (5.52%) MS Excel

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.29%) IIS
2 4 (2.45%) Lync
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.61%) Apache
3 1 (0.61%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.68%) MS Office
3 3 (1.84%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (8.59%) CSG Singleview
2 7 (4.29%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (2.45%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (1.84%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (1.23%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.61%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.82%) 3G
2 14 (8.59%) Broadband
3 13 (7.98%) Internet
3 13 (7.98%) LTE
4 8 (4.91%) 4G
5 7 (4.29%) MVNO
6 6 (3.68%) Firewall
7 4 (2.45%) SIGTRAN
7 4 (2.45%) SMS
7 4 (2.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (1.84%) Unified Communications
8 3 (1.84%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (1.84%) FTP
8 3 (1.84%) GPRS
8 3 (1.84%) GSM
8 3 (1.84%) VoIP
8 3 (1.84%) GGSN
8 3 (1.84%) SGSN
8 3 (1.84%) MGW
8 3 (1.84%) INAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.36%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (3.68%) MS Access
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (5.52%) TestDirector
2 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 103 (63.19%) Telecoms
2 42 (25.77%) Finance
3 17 (10.43%) Retail
4 15 (9.20%) Marketing
5 12 (7.36%) General Ledger
6 6 (3.68%) Legal
7 5 (3.07%) Back Office
8 2 (1.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (22.70%) Architect
2 35 (21.47%) Analyst
3 30 (18.40%) Solutions Architect
4 22 (13.50%) Project Manager
5 15 (9.20%) Designer
5 15 (9.20%) BSS Architect
6 13 (7.98%) Test Analyst
7 12 (7.36%) Business Analyst
8 9 (5.52%) Consultant
8 9 (5.52%) Telecoms Project Manager
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.91%) Senior Architect
10 7 (4.29%) Oracle Analyst
10 7 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) Solutions Designer
11 6 (3.68%) Developer
11 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse Analyst
11 6 (3.68%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
12 5 (3.07%) IP Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) Ajax
2 1 (0.61%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (0.61%) jQuery
2 1 (0.61%) REST
2 1 (0.61%) HTML
2 1 (0.61%) CSS
2 1 (0.61%) SOAP
2 1 (0.61%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.43%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.07%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.23%) IVR
3 2 (1.23%) Reference Data
3 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.61%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (0.61%) FMCG
4 1 (0.61%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.61%) Social Media
4 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.61%) STB
4 1 (0.61%) e-Health
4 1 (0.61%) IPTV
4 1 (0.61%) Handset
4 1 (0.61%) NHS
4 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.36%) UNIX
2 7 (4.29%) Windows
3 1 (0.61%) HPUX
3 1 (0.61%) Solaris
3 1 (0.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (32.52%) CRM
2 30 (18.40%) Project Management
3 18 (11.04%) Migration
4 16 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (8.59%) Data Migration
6 13 (7.98%) Use Case
7 10 (6.13%) Test Strategy
7 10 (6.13%) Test Scripting
8 9 (5.52%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (5.52%) Data Analysis
8 9 (5.52%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (4.29%) ITIL
9 7 (4.29%) Business Analysis
9 7 (4.29%) Validation
9 7 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (3.68%) Software Testing
11 5 (3.07%) Logistics
11 5 (3.07%) SOA
11 5 (3.07%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.07%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.59%) SQL
2 7 (4.29%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.84%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.23%) Perl
5 1 (0.61%) PHP
5 1 (0.61%) C
5 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.61%) PHP5
5 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (13.50%) Degree
2 6 (3.68%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.68%) ISEB
3 4 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CCNA
4 3 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.84%) CIMA
4 3 (1.84%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.07%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (12.88%) Oracle
2 14 (8.59%) SAP
3 13 (7.98%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.36%) Cisco
5 6 (3.68%) PeopleSoft
5 6 (3.68%) HP
5 6 (3.68%) Siebel
6 5 (3.07%) Amdocs
7 4 (2.45%) CheckPoint
7 4 (2.45%) Juniper
8 3 (1.84%) Remedy
9 2 (1.23%) ATG
9 2 (1.23%) SGI
9 2 (1.23%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.23%) Teradata
10 1 (0.61%) Blue Coat
10 1 (0.61%) Unica
10 1 (0.61%) F5
10 1 (0.61%) Comverse
Berkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 per day
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